Cosmopolitan Junior Soccer League announces expansion for the NY Champions Cup
(New York, NY) November 2021 – The Cosmopolitan Junior Soccer League (CJSL) has announced plans for the 2022 NY Champions Cup, a sanctioned Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association tournament (ENYYSA), to be held on June 25th and 26th.
The NY Champions Cup will feature regular season league champions from CJSL D1 and EDP North Atlantic D1 & D2 teams, (formerly NYCSL). Due to proximity, teams from EDP Connecticut will also be included.
The NY Champions Cup will include gold and silver brackets for boy’s teams ages 10U through 19U, and gold brackets for girl’s teams ages 10U through 19U. Depending on the number of teams participating per bracket, there will be semifinals plus a final or only a final.
There is no additional team registration fee for the NY Champions Cup. The event is offered by CJSL and supported by EDP and NY Club Soccer, as a fun way to cap off league play for the 2021/2022 soccer year.
Spots have been reserved in the NY Champions Cup for the following leagues:
· U10 Boys Gold- EDP North Atlantic D1 Champions (Southeast, Southwest, and Northeast), EDP Connecticut D1 Champions
· U10 Boys Silver- EDP North Atlantic D2 Champions (Southeast, Southwest, and Northeast), CJSL D1 Champions
· U11 Boys Gold- EDP North Atlantic D1 Champions (Eastern, Western), EDP Connecticut North and South Champions
· U11 Boys Silver- EDP North Atlantic D2 Champions (Southeast, Southwest, and Northeast), CJSL D1 Champions
· U12 Boys Gold- EDP North Atlantic D1 Champion (Gold), EDP Connecticut Champion
· U12 Boys Silver -EDP North Atlantic D2 Champions (Southeast, Southwest, and Northeast), CJSL D1 Champions
· U13–U18/20 Boys Gold (by age group) - EDP North Atlantic III Champion, CJSL D1 Champions, EDP Connecticut D1 Champion plus 1 Wildcard
· U10 & U11 Girls Gold - EDP North Atlantic D1 Champions (Southeast, Northeast),
· U12 Girls Gold – EDP North Atlantic D1 Champions (Gold), EDP Connecticut Champion
· U13 – U18/19 Girls Gold -EDP North Atlantic D1 Champions, EDP Connecticut D1 Champions
Ron Restrepo, CJSL President, commented: “Last year, CJSL launched an inter divisional, end of season cup. It was very successful. The players, parents, and coaches appreciated the opportunity to cap off their soccer year with an exciting event. We want to continue and expand this offering. It is part of CJSL’s commitment to make soccer available to youth players and, also, be a positive contributor to the youth soccer community.”
Jen Marcella, EDP Soccer Executive Director of Leagues, noted: “EDP Soccer is pleased to support CJSL’s initiative to provide inter league play among multiple leagues. It gives players and teams the chance to meet and play players and teams from other leagues and, consequently, have the type of broadening experience that is so important for growth and development.”